Best trails in Idaho

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Trying to find the best Idaho trails? AllTrails has 994 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Boise, Stanley or Ketchum, we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Idaho state park trails, check out Lucky Peak State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Tubbs Hill Park near Coeur D Alene or Quarry View Park near Boise. Ready for some activity? There are 551 moderate trails in Idaho ranging from 0.7 to 7168.8 miles and from 734 to 12,037 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Idaho
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#1 - Sawtooth Lake
Sawtooth National Forest
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Length: 10 mi • Est. 5 h 18 m
Sawtooth Lake is a 10 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Stanley, Idaho that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accesShow more
#2 - Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail
Idaho Panhandle National Forest
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
Easy hike with one great viewpoint looking west over the lake. Lots of benches along the way and some educational milestones as well to keep things interesting. It is a one way trail moving countercloShow more
#3 - Tubbs Hill
Tubbs Hill Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
Tubbs Hill is a 2.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is besShow more
#4 - Pettit and Toxaway Lakes Loop
Sawtooth National Forest
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Length: 17.7 mi • Est. 9 h 16 m
This is an amazing loop hike with beautiful natural features at nearly every turn of the trail. From craggy sawtooth peaks to numerous alpine lakes and dense forests with all manner of animals. AlthoShow more
#5 - Stack Rock Trail
Boise National Forest
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
Stack Rock Trail is a 8.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Boise, Idaho that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, roShow more
#6 - Table Rock Trail
Quarry View Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Typically a very busy trail used by young and old alike. There are some very steep sections but also other routes to mitigate these. Cell service throughout entire hike. City overlook over the majoritShow more
#7 - Stevens Lakes Trail
Idaho Panhandle National Forest
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
This hike is considered difficult with areas of traversing over rock slides. The views are worth th effort!Show more
#8 - Scotchman Peak Trail
Kaniksu National Forest
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 5 h 32 m
Scotchman Peak Trail #65: Take Highway 200 to Clark Fork, Idaho then turn north at the Chevron Station onto Main Street. Follow this road past Clark Fork High School, and then around a bend to the rigShow more
#9 - Upper Palisades Lake Trail
Caribou-Targhee National Forest
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Length: 13.3 mi • Est. 6 h 29 m
Upper Palisades Lake Trail is a 13.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Irwin, Idaho that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options aShow more
#10 - Goat Lake and Goat Falls via Iron Creek Trail, Alpine Way Trail
Sawtooth Wilderness
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 4 h 28 m
This hike starts on a well defined trail and ends with a scramble. The entire hike is uphill and the end is the most challenging, but the views along the way and the lake itself are well worth the harShow more
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